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Mora County

  • Mora County Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - July 18, 2014

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

  • Palabras Pintorescas: How my mind works: From kites to cows

    Our dense, conifer-rich forest dodged a bullet over our fourth of July weekend. The rains came, but the always- threatening lightening did not. That translates into no fires here so far, thankfully.

    Obviously, there is a little kid still in all of us, and that was very evident, right down the road from this ranch on the 4th.

    Our Pendaries neighbors hosted a kite flying event, in the open space behind the new John Harrington Memorial Garden.

  • Mora County Notebook - Mora Little League season wraps up

    The closing ceremony for the Mora Little League Baseball Teams took place on June 19.

    The Little League would like to thank those who took part, players, parents, and volunteers who helped make this summer a success.

    After the closing of the local season, the Mora Little League sent an All- Star team to the district tournament which began on late last month in Las Vegas.

    They played three games before they won their first game, and lost the two others.

  • Mora County Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - July 11, 2014

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Friday
    9 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Last Day of Vacation Bible School, First Presbyterian Church
    Saturday
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Flea Market, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Building
    9 a.m. — Kids Actor’s Workshop and lunch
    1 p.m. — Auditions for play “Little Red and the Riding Hoods”
    Sunday
    2 p.m. — VFW Ladies Auxiliary meeting, VFW Building
    5 p.m. — VFW meeting, VFW Building
    Monday

  • Palabras Pintorescas: History repeats itself

    I can’t resist one last column about our Las Vegas and area history as recorded in my copy of the May 30, 1954 edition of the Denver Post. This story only proves history does repeat itself.

  • Mora County Notebook - Groundbreaking held for senior center

    Recently, a great event took place in Wagon Mound as a group of people gathered on the outskirts of Wagon Mound for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new senior citizens center.

  • Mora County Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - July 4, 2014

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Monday
    9 am. to 11 a.m. – Vacation Bible School, Mora Presbyterian Church, for children and youth
    5:30 p.m. — Advisory board meeting, Mora Valley Community Health Services, MVCHS administration Building
    Wednesday
    Junior Ranger Camp for ages 7 and 8, Fort Union National Monument. For reservations, call 425-8025.
    Thursday
    Junior Ranger Camp for ages 9 and 10, Fort Union National Monument. For reservations, call 425-8025.
     
    Friday

  • Palabras Pintorescas: We aren’t just the other Las Vegas any more

    As I continue to marvel at the huge newspaper story in my old, ragged copy of the Denver Post (May 30, 1954) The July issue of New Mexico Magazine lands in my mailbox. “Las Vegas Historic Revival” is headlined on the cover, no less!
    Turn to page 36, and you will discover seven (yes, 7) pages of fabulous photographs and text about “our town,” no less.

  • Mora County Notebook - Pacheco, Olivas attend law camp

    Editor’s Note: A version of this law camp article was published last week. We are running an updated version of it because last week’s article contained several errors.

    Amiree Olivas and Krystah Pacheco will return to school in the fall with a remarkable experience to talk about. Earlier this month the two Lazaro Garcia (Mora) Middle School students attended a five-day law camp at the University of New Mexico. The two have since returned to their respective homes full of excitement and thrilled to have experienced the camp.

  • Mora County Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - June 27, 2014

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Friday
    4 p.m to 6 p.m. — Fourth Annual Customer Appreciation Day, La Jicarita Rural Telephone Cooperative
    Saturday
    9 a.m. — Annual meeting Mora San Miguel Electrical Cooperative, Joseph Montoya Gym, Mora            

    SENIOR LUNCH MENU

    The lunch menu for the Mora /Wagon Mound Senior Centers with coffee and milk served daily.